Heraklion Asites Crete Traditional Village house for sale: A 207m2 Stone house with 3 bedrooms.
A unique property for anyone interested in walking, nature and the cultural life of Crete. The long-time residents and authors (Riding the Minotaur, Traditional Village Life in Crete) have discovered and described many circular walks from this thriving village into a wide variety of Mediterranean vegetation types (garrigue, alpine and agricultural). They have recorded the wildflowers, their flowering time and locations, and the seasonal village activities of a traditional rural life.
The property is 207 m2 and comprises 3 buildings (total of 202 m2) surrounding a pretty, private courtyard 45 m2. The main stone house (120 m2) is almost 200 years old and has retained many of the original and antique features. It is fully renovated and ready to live in. The house consists of a spacious living room, the kitchen contains all modern conveniences, including a fridge/freezer, microwave, gas stove/oven, composite sink with integrated draining board, the bathroom has imported fitted cupboards, a large luxurious bathroom/utility room, with an imported bath and shower. A large washing machine is also included. There are 3 bedrooms. Upstairs, there is a spacious, attractive master bedroom (40 m2) with broad, antique wooden floorboards and ceiling and original built-in cupboard as well as a fitted wardrobe. Off this bedroom is a large balcony (40 m2) over the entire kitchen/living room, with magnificent views over the village and nearby hillsides, covered in vineyards and olive groves. Downstairs a second double bedroom is currently used as a library. Across the courtyard is the original kitchen, now a pretty guest double bedroom. Next to the guest bedroom is a large workshop and store room (58.5 m2) accessed from the courtyard and the street, this could be easily converted into a self-contained studio for rental income. The house is on mains electricity, water and drainage, and has a telephone line and satellite television installed. In addition to the solar panels, the hot water tank has an immersion heater .A cool and relaxing village house retreat with a colourful and enchanting courtyard.